America in Primetime

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

An examination of the continuity and evolution of TV's main character archetypes through the years. The documentary series includes remarks from many actors and creative forces as it explores such archetypes as the independent woman, misfit, crusader and man of the house.

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  • Premiered: October 30, 2011
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: An examination of the continuity and evolution of TV's main character archetypes through the years. The documentary series includes remarks from many actors and creative forces as it explores such archetypes as the independent woman, misfit, crusader and m… (more)

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